A Democratic senator has challenged Donald Trump to make good on a pledge to donate $1 million to charity if a DNA test proved she has Native American ancestry. Elizabeth Warren, who is expected to run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, released a DNA test on Monday showing...
A British-built spacecraft will set off for Mercury this week in a mission which could finally determine if the nearest planet to the Sun has water. BepiColombo, one of the most ambitious missions ever undertaken by the European Space  Agency (ESA), will send two orbiters to explore the fiery world...
Jadon Sancho will play some part in England’s Nations League tie away to Spain, Gareth Southgate has confirmed. The 18-year-old winger impressed in making his debut as a second-half substitute against Croatia last Friday, replacing Raheem Sterling, and is expected to again be involved off the bench. “I would think...
Gareth Southgate has hit out at the Premier League for putting clubs in an “impossible situation” by having to field players without enough rest after the World Cup. The England manager questioned why the fixtures started on August 10 - just 27 days after his side’s third and fourth place...
Chinese tech giant Tencent has urged European companies to focus on ethical applications of artificial intelligence, leaving higher-risk ventures to the US and China. Speaking at a conference in Helsinki, Finland, David Wallerstein, Tencent's chief exploration officer, said he was encouraging the European Union to "embrace AI and deploy it in...
It is almost a year since Gareth Southgate made the change that would launch England’s Russia 2018 adventure – the 3-5-2 formation that he staked the team’s World Cup progress on post-qualification. Now the time has come, the England manager says, to move on. The first signs were there in...
Gareth Southgate says that English football must resist the temptation to place too much expectation on the shoulders of Jadon Sancho after the teenager became the ninth youngest England player of all-time to make his international debut, against Croatia in the Nations League. Sancho, just 18 years and 201 days...
It was the autumn of 2014, just another day on the trampoline for professional bouncer Bryony Page. Only a couple of months earlier, Page had posted a fine 52.250 to help Great Britain claim European team gold. But something was wrong. Or rather, something was missing. Ever since her teens,...
A Cheshire-based data company hoping to profit from the boom in ­internet-connected cars has bought a Silicon Valley start-up in a rare case of an American tech firm being poached by a British one. Wejo, which allows car manufacturers to sell data generated by their vehicles to insurers and transport...
Gareth Bale raised the roof at the Principality Stadium despite not playing a minute of the humbling 4-1 defeat by Spain. The Real Madrid star briefly lifted the gloom in Cardiff when he was presented with a golden boot to celebrate his emergence as the nation’s all-time record goal...